Demolition of this large apartment building teetering on the edge of the cliff began March 12 and will continue for four or five days. Bad weather had delayed the demolition several times during the past week. Looky-loos are swarming over the site like vultures. Pacifica's suffering has turned the city into a sick tourist destination for voyeurs. (Photos courtesy of Pacifica.city)
Lawsuit Filed Photo courtesy of Pacifica.City. Did the city remove the cement block? ("they created and allowed a cement block bicycle stand to be placed and exist on the public sidewalk without any warning or signage to alert users of the sidewalk, such as Plaintiff VANESSA EDMONDSON")
Big changes for Peninsula, South Bay, and East Bay newspapers and websites: Most of the layoffs are in production, which means copy editors and designers, so expect more typos, bad grammar, and lousy layouts.
Highway 1 was closed for more than four hours after a deadly traffic accident in Half Moon Bay on February 26. Both cars involved in the head-on accident overturned. Click links below for details. We will post further information when it becomes available. (Thanks to our correspondent Alan Wald for reporting on this story.)
Pacifican Ronald Berger (above, right) attends a Coastsiders for Bernie Sanders volunteer planning event in Half Moon Bay, February 24. Leading up to the California Presidential Primary Election on June 7, the volunteers will manage "Come feel the bern!" information tables at Coastside shopping centers and also at high-profile Coastside events such as the Earth Day celebration on April 22 and Pacific Coast Dream Machines at Half Moon Bay Airport on April 24. (story and photo by Alan Wald)
The Half Moon Bay Review (February 24) police log reports a transient emailed nine photos of his genitals to an acquaintance, who filed a harassment complaint against him. And a woman reported a man masturbating in his parked car while watching her. When police questioned the man, he said he was just scratching an itch.